What to look for in a Retirement Community?

  1. Transparency in dealing.
  2. Experience and professionalism
  3. Time tested systems and processes
  4. Guaranteed quality services and care with passion and compassion
  5. Trained staff
  6. An active life as part of a group of like-minded people
  7. Option to invest in free hold or lease hold dwelling, which are affordable
  8. Part of Township Project or stand alone mode retirement communities
  9. Maintenance and catering charges and medical expenses in terms of basic medical facilities
  10. Availability and access to Assisted, Memory and Palliative Care
  11. Easy disposal of property be it freehold or leasehold by the Service Provider
  12. Technology that the residents are used to or able to adopt
  13. Design of the entire community to be senior citizens friendly including those who are physically challenged.
  14. Option between villas and apartments
  15. Options for different size of dwellings – 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5 & 3 BHKs
  16. Wellness and well being to be addressed by the Service Provider. This would also include psychological counseling, financial advisory etc
  17. Activities including entertainment, religious or spiritual discourses, picnics, lectures on subjects of interest, cultural programmes, in-house movies etc.
  18. Availability of services such as house keeping, catering, security, gardeners, plumber, electrician, carpenter, Manager, Nurses, Care Givers, Ambulance
  19. Arrangements for transport and Concierge services
  20. Payment of taxes, bills, filing of IT Returns
  21. Medicine supply
  22. Availability of 24-hour Nurses and Care Givers
  23. Availability of Care Givers for providing Home Care or escort to hospitals
  24. Availability of in-house or on call Doctor
  25. Emergency evacuation to hospitals and availability of Ambulance with trained Para-medics

CovaiCare with over a decade of experience provides all of these except Memory Care, which will be available in-house by 2018 in Coimbatore and Bangalore.

Very soon in Kerala and Goa

Old blog – Date: 22 July 2016

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